Recent research published by regional electrical grid operator PJM Interconnection of Audubon warns of potential future power shortages. A coal plant trade group claims the problem could be worse than estimated.
The King of Prussia-based operator of a portion of the nation’s electric grid urged conservation measures through Christmas morning. The power draw-down to heat homes in the bitter cold is straining the system.
She succeeds a retiree who previously served the King of Prussia consortium for 15 years.
The consortium of utility companies like Exelon and other power industry partners has just completed a major investment in its ability to control a multi-state electrical grid from any one of several control centers.